Sub-theme 16: Risk, Value and Virtue in the Audit Society

Michael K. Power, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
Steve Maguire, McGill University, Canada
Roger Friedland, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1A9 (1st floor)
Financial Risk and Non-financial Values
Chair: Michael Power
Nina Seega and Andrew Voysey
Environmental risk analysis by financial institutions
Daniel Beunza
Financial models, risk management, and moral disengagement
Vitor Hugo Klein Jr., Christian Huber and Tobias Scheytt
Risk management as moral work: The values of risk in a Brazilian conglomerate
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1A9 (1st floor)
Safety and Three Modes for Organizing Risk
Chair: Roger Friedland
Stefan Lodewyckx and Erica Coslor
Divergent epistemic objects: National localization in chemical regulation of Endosulfan across regions
David Passenier, Jeroen J. Wolbers, Peter Groenewegen and Frank de Bakker
Deviant airline pilots: Why organisations need them to stay on track
Julie Mayer
"Who’s the Big Bad Wolf?" Exploring risk personification through a vocabulary perspective
Graham Dwyer, Cynthia Hardy and Steve Maguire
Disciplined by risk: Bushfire emergency management organizations in Australia
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1A9 (1st floor)
Audits and Non-financial Values
Chair: Steve Maguire
Nora Lohmeyer and Elke Schüßler
Challenging the functionality of audits: Examining the bureaucratization of risks of industrial accidents through the eyes of Franz Kafka, novelist and auditor
Jérémy Eydieux, Stéphanie Tillement and Benoît Journé
A pragmatist approach of audit practices : safety demonstration and safety assessment through technical dialogue
Michael K. Power and Renata Stenka
Mediating outrage and accounting: The dynamics of moral audit
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1A9 (1st floor)
Metrics and Reporting
Chair: Michael Power
Jacqueline Kirk
A drive towards materiality in corporate responsibility ratings: lessons from BiTC’s CR Index
Maarten Hillebrandt, Daphne van Kleef, Alex Griffiths, Andrea Mennicken and Jacob T. Reilley
Quantifying the user in public sector regulatory reform
John E. Elliott
Vocation, profession, office: Risk and trust in the academic humanities
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1A9 (1st floor)
Novel Risks
Chair: Roger Friedland
Jean-Christophe Vuattoux and Frédérique Déjean
Vices and virtues in controlling psychosocial risks at work, which ways to become a “good” organization?
Tommaso Palermo, Daniel Martinez and
Risky highs: Hybrid forums and the regulation of Marijuana edibles in Colorado
Ian Graham
The paradox of regulatory reputation: Riskwork in United Kingdom elections
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1A9 (1st floor)
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Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1A9 (1st floor)
Risk, Agency and Accountability
Chair: Steve Maguire
Craig Prichard
Risk and institutional agency
Cecilia Gullberg and Noomi Weinryb
Pleasing the crowd: On upward accountability in a digital grassroots initiative
Gunilla Eklov Alander and Thomas Carrington
Risk and uncertainty in ordering of worth: The production of accounting profit